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LinkedIn and Lynda in first joint promotion

LinkedIn and Lynda in first joint promotion

I was very intrigued to see what LinkedIn would do with its new and expensive ($1.5 bn) acquisition, Lynda.com, back in April. I speculated about the possibilities in an article at the time and suggested that we watch this space. Well, we have not had long to wait. Like other LinkedIn members, I have been…

Where next for LinkedIn?

Where next for LinkedIn?

LinkedIn, you may rightly think, is doing all right, thank you. Unusually among social networks, it is nearly making a profit, and it posted some impressive gains in Q1 2014 versus the same period last year: Revenue up 46% to $473 million Membership up 36% to 313 million Unique visitors up 26% Page views up…

The business case for investing in LinkedIn Training

The business case for investing in LinkedIn Training

When you add yourself to the ranks of the LinkedIn membership, either as a person or as an organization, you are in good company: the numbers alone are impressive: Over 300 million worldwide individual members 15 million of them in the UK alone 2 million corporate memberships But of course numbers alone do not make…

The Rights and Wrongs of LinkedIn

The Rights and Wrongs of LinkedIn

As someone who trains people on how to ‘do LinkedIn’ properly, I know very well that it is a subject that requires quite a long time to discuss into full. However, I would like to address a few issues that I see rather too often, in all walks of business on peoples’ personal pages. Separating…

How to choose a LinkedIn Trainer

How to choose a LinkedIn Trainer

LinkedIn is business’s favourite social network. Those of us in business understand it instinctively: it provides a worldwide stage on which to perform what we’ve always been enjoined to do – which is, ‘networking’. But then there is an obstacle. We have to present ourselves to the best advantage. And as any marketing person knows,…